Designed by Gerard Unger in 1985 and produced by Hell. Revised and expanded in 1995 and relaunched as Swift 2.0. Swift is available from Linotype. Cyrillics were added by Tagir Safayev (ParaType, 2003).
In 2009, Linotype released Neue Swift, with revised details and spacing. This version is further distinguished by larger language support, new style names and the addition of one new style (Condensed Black Italic), small caps and other features.